Teacher Issues /Substitutes: SUBSTITUTE BUT NO SPECIAL ED TEACHING

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Jen:  Is it legal for me to substitute at my school one to two times per week and not service my special education students?

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Misty

Legally, it would depend on the state’s laws on Special Education, I believe. If the minutes as per their IEPs/ARDs are not being met (e.g. co-teach for 45 minutes per day), then you should NOT be pulled to sub as sometimes depending on the master schedule, it will be difficult to make up during the instructional day and may require you to stay after-school for tutorials (or do summer school). Overall, you, as the Special Education teacher, would have to owe time despite you following administrators’ directives in regards to subbing. I would bring this to the leadership team in that you being not there to support the Special Education teacher is hurting their academic and social success. I wish you luck in solving this. Hope this helps.